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Level 3 Telestia Diploma in APD

Study online and get an advanced professional Diploma Level 3 in APD

Course Description


Study online at Fashion Express Learning and learn how to make your own clothes, your professional samples, and your own fashion designs with an easy and flexible methodology. Acquire the Apparel Product Development Diploma/Level 3.

Accreditation

With just two years of study you can gain the Level 3 Telestia Diploma in Fashion Product Development (Apparel Product Development).

Lessons

The Level 3 Telestia Diploma in Apparel Product Development focuses equally on pattern making, fashion design and the complete process of product development. During the entire course you will work both hands on and theoretically on technical fashion design and illustration, pattern making processes and garment development, pattern grading, including CAD for pattern cutting. All this is blended with theoretical knowledge in fashion history, textile materials, fashion merchandising and marketing.
The course is based on the multi awarded Telestia & AB methods that allow to get practical hands –on training and sound craftsmanship in the skills of making and designing clothes. 
With the Diploma in APD (Level 3) you can learn how to make your own collections with the help of modern technology, animation, videos and clear step-by-step instructions at the comfort of your home.

When you register for the Level 3 Diploma in Apparel Product Development program you will study the following modules:

In Fashion Design, you will learn how to develop and express your ideas creatively. You will study technically correct figure design and clothing design. You will learn how to how to implement the basic principles of fashion design and how to develop you own style and illustration techniques and create your own design portfolio.  At the end of the course you will be able to make your own collections.

Acquire the skills of Pattern Making for personal and industrial sizes, quickly and accurately. With this course you will study all the various parts of women’s clothing, including blouses, shirts, skirts, dresses trousers, jackets and coats, you will learn how to implement them in different body sizes including silhouettes that have special needs.  You will understand how to develop your own patterns styles.

In the Sewing module you will study all the steps of clothing production, starting with the safety precautions, technical machine information and basic stitches and seams.  You will be guided to more complex sewing structures and apply them to make beautiful garments.

In the Pattern Grading Course you will learn how to grade your patterns through a unique simplified methodology that allows you to grade 3-Dimensionally in up to 7 sizes. You will have the opportunity to apply pattern grading in all parts of women’s garments.

You will be able to back up your practical skills with the theoretical knowledge with the Road to Fashion Module. Here you will get an insight in the basics of history of fashion, textile materials, fashion marketing and merchandising.

With the Telestia Creator CAD software, you will learn to develop your patterns digitally and make use of them professionally. You will be sent the Telestia Creator CAD software in CD format, which you can keep after the course and use professionally.

You will be amazed with how much you will learn and be able to accomplish in this short period of time and gain a professional accredited Certificate for your qualifications.

Possible career paths

  • Tailor
  • Fashion Designer
  • Product Development
  • Clothing Designer
  • Technical Assistant in Fashion
  • Pattern Maker
  • Clothing Technician
  • Quality controller
  • Production Designer
  • Design department specialist
  • Pattern Grader

You will receive

When you register, you will be given access to the online Learning Space where you will be able to view and study your lessons online*. You will also receive by post the corresponding templates to your course (i.e. Pattern Making AB Template, Fashion Design AB Template, Pattern Grading AB) and the Telestia Creator CAD software in CD format.
This unique online experience for the Diploma 3 course provides the flexibility of time and location. You can study the Telestia Diploma in APD from home or from the office, at your own pace, in your own time.

The courses are organized in Learning Packages that show you what to expect from each learning batch that you will study. The Learning Packages will:

  • show which path to follow in your study course,
  • explain the learning objective from each Learning Package,
  • suggest how you should practice and what kind of exercises to hand in, and
  • indicate  when you have to complete each module.

An Online Tutor will be assigned to you to guide you through your Fashion Express Learning experience. Your Tutor will answer any questions, monitor your progress and evaluate your assignments and contributions.

At the end of the course, you will take the tests to receive the Telestia Diploma in APD (Level 3).

* OPTIONAL MATERIAL: In addition to your online registration, you can continue to have access to your lessons even after the official duration of your online access. Order the online courses in CD format, at a minimum price for all online students, and get limitless access to your lessons. You can do that either when you register, or at any time during your studies.

Tuition Fees


Year 1


NameL3 Telestia Diploma Year 1
Includes36 weeks online tutor support.                  
Original Fees£1445,00   (-5% discount)= £1370,00
Fees£1,370.00

Year 2

NameL3 Telestia Diploma Year 2
Includes34 weeks support
Original Fees£1430,00   (-5% discount)= £1360,00
Fees£1,360.00

TOTAL throughout the 2 years: £2875,00   (-5% discount)= £2730,00

Alternative Payment Plan

Year 1

NameLevel 3 Telestia Diploma in APD Week1
Includes16 Weeks online tutor support
97 lessons - Technical Drawing, Creative Design
You will receiveAccess to Online Learning Space Fashion Design,
Fashion Design Template AB
Fees£710.00

NameLevel 3 Telestia Diploma in APD Week16
Includes16 Weeks support
116 lessons - Pattern Making: Skirts & Trousers, Blouses, Jackets & Coats, Dresses.
You will receiveAccess to Online Learning Space Pattern Making,
Pattern Making drafting Template AB
Fees£565.00

NameLevel 3 Telestia Diploma in APD Week28
Includes4 Weeks support
51 lessons - Sewing: garment operations, garment cases, lining cases, interlining cases, pressing operations, seams and finishes.
You will receiveAccess to Online Learning Space Sewing
Fees£170.00

Total for Year 1= £1445,00

Year 2

NameLevel 3 Telestia Diploma in APD Week35
Includes8 weeks support
65 lessons - Pattern Grading Women: skirts, blouses, dresses, sleeves, collars etc.
You will receiveAccess to Online Learning Space Pattern Grading,
Pattern Grading Template AB
Fees£510.00

NameLevel 3 Telestia Diploma in APD Week46
Includes10 weeks support SE and RTF
44 lessons - Sewing B & C
26 lessons - Road to Fashion (social & marketing studies)
You will receiveAccess to Online Learning Space,
Installation CD Road to Fashion
Fees£410.00

NameLevel 3 Telestia Diploma in APD Week59
Includes10 weeks study
You will receiveTelestia Creator CAD software CD and license   
Fees£510.00

TOTAL for Year 2= £1430,00

Course Information


Product CD
Course Title Level 3 Telestia Diploma in APD
Accreditation
Advanced Diploma
Lessons

95 of Technical Drawing, Creative Design

153 of Pattern Making womenswear

51 of Sewing Techniques

67 of Pattern Grading

26 of Road to Fashion
Telestia Creator CAD Software: Pattern Cutting

You will receive

Access to Online Learning Space and Relevant Templates and Online Tutor Support

Online Tutor
70 weeks
Online Access
100 weeks
Suitable
All levels
Tuition fees £2,730.00

OPTIONAL MATERIAL

You can view your lessons even after the official duration of your online access. Additionally you can order the course content in CD format, at a minimum price for all online students, and get limitless access to tour lessons.

Pattern Making Full Course
NamePattern Making Full Course
Includes203 incl. womenswear, menswear & childrenswear
Original Fees£680,00 with discount is:
Cost£150.00
Fashion Design Full Course
NameFashion Design Full Course
Includes97 lessons incl. Technical Drawing, Creative Design
Original Fees£410,00 with discount is:
Cost£150.00
Sewing Full Course
NameSewing Full Course
IncludesIncludes 59 garment operations, 9 garment cases, 6 lining cases, 29 interlining cases, 107 pressing operations, 35 seams and finishes
Original Fees£510,00 with discount is:
Cost£150.00
Pattern Grading Full Course
NamePattern Grading Full Course
Includes85 incl. womenswear, menswear & childrenswear
Original Fees£510,00 with discount is:
Cost£150.00

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